a leguminous plant, cylindrical in shape (like a large peanut). The pod and the seeds are not used in cooking. Its bittersweet pulp is a tasty spice. The tamarind’s pulp can be found with or without seeds, and is generally sugared, due to its high acidity.
a spherical fruit with an orange skin, under which there is another white skin. The pulp is also orange, and is divided into segments that contain juice and frequently, a seed.
a very similar plant to the endive, with violet, white or green leaves that are more or less curly, depending on the variety.